Museum Hours
Thu: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Asian Art Museum Virtual Scavenger Hunt

One of the fun parts about looking at art, whether it is in a museum or online, is noticing special details. Test your powers of observation by going on a scavenger hunt through the Asian Art Museum’s collection on Google Arts & Culture

Collage of artworks.


  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the different scavenger hunt themes (animals or creatures, buildings, patterns, pedestals, plants/nature, and waves/water).
  2. Select your theme and download the corresponding scavenger hunt PDF.
  3. Visit the Asian Art Museum’s collection on Google Arts & Culture.
  4. Using the different scavenger hunt tools below, find the artworks that the different details come from.
  5. When you’re ready to check your answers, you can look them up in the Scavenger Hunt Answer Key.

Happy hunting!

Bonus Counting Game

Each themed scavenger hunt also includes a counting game to add another fun challenge to your search!

Tools For Your Scavenger Hunt

  • To focus your searches, you can look through the groupings of artworks by material (rock, metal, ink, sculpture, clay, etc.):
  • Or, you can organize all 269 artworks by color, using the palette icon:
  • When you click on each item in the exhibit, you can use the magnifying glass icon to zoom in and out and see more details:


  • Scroll below each image you search to learn more about the artwork. Have fun learning about Asian art!